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E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas

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The reversal is the latest move in the Trump administration’s ongoing effort to weaken environmental rules, but it could be quickly undone after the November election.
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The Trump administration on Thursday will roll back regulations aimed at reducing emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations, its latest move to unwind environmental rules ahead of November's presidential election. Freddie Joyner has more.

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Lysol's disinfectant spray keeps selling out—but these stores are restocking it

Lysol products were approved by the EPA to protect against the coronavirus, making them hard to find. But select retailers are restocking them.


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Romney backs vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Romney's support for moving forward with the confirmation process provides crucial backing to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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Senator Ted Cruz on filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat

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A Republican vote-by-mail campaign in swing states may be undercut by President Trump’s rhetoric about election fraud.
How Is A Supreme Court Justice Nominated? [Video]

How Is A Supreme Court Justice Nominated?

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death leaves the Supreme Court with a vacancy just weeks before the presidential election. How are Supreme Court Justices nominated and confirmed? First, Pres. Donald Trump has to make a pick. On Monday, he said Monday that he plans to announce his selection as soon as Friday. Whoever is chosen will have to go through a Senate process, including public hearings. Then there's a committee vote. And then there's a Senate floor vote.

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